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Politics Aug 03Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum
They were among 19 Democrats scheduled to speak at a labor forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a public employees union that represents 1.6 million workers. The event is a moment for the candidates…
Nation Aug 01Gun safety groups to host presidential forum
Two prominent gun safety organizations said Thursday that they will host a forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, the day after the city marks the second anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
Politics Jul 08Iowa and Nevada to allow voting by phone in 2020 caucuses
The tele-caucus systems are aimed at opening the local-level political gatherings to more people.
Nation Jul 03Family of Las Vegas mass shooting victim sues gun makers
LAS VEGAS — The family of a woman killed by a gunman raining down gunfire from a Las Vegas high-rise hotel suite filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against eight gun makers and three dealers arguing their weapons are designed…
Politics Apr 15Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics
Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.
Politics Dec 18Nevada just became the 1st U.S. state to have a female-majority legislature
The appointments of Democrats Rochelle Thuy Nguyen and Beatrice Angela Duran to two Las Vegas-area legislative seats give women 51 percent of the 63 seats in the Legislature.
Politics Sep 20Vulnerable U.S. senator welcomes Trump in tight Nevada race
The Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has faced tight races before but never lost an election.
Nation Jul 11Nevada judge halts execution after objections from drug company
New Jersey-based Alvogen had urged the judge to block the use of its sedative midazolam, saying the state illegally secured the product through "subterfuge" and intended it for unapproved purposes. The pharmaceutical company also raised fears that the drug could…
Politics Jun 13Dennis Hof, brothel owner and pimp, wins Nevada GOP primary
Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker.
Politics Feb 16Mitt Romney, a Republican foil to Trump, formally announces run for Utah Senate seat
Romney has been a persistent critic of President Donald Trump, but those close to Romney say he'll focus his campaign instead on Utah.